Microbiology News : Apr 2019

INTERSCIENCE Celebrates 40 years
INTERSCIENCE develop and manufacture solutions for automating the microbiology laboratory including instruments for sample preparation, bacterial enumeration and plate reading, now celebrating 40 years of microbiology and product sales in over 130 countries. more...
Industrial Pharmaceutical Microbiology: Standards and Controls
The new edition of "Industrial Pharmaceutical Microbiology: Standards & Controls" is fully revised and expanded and is edited by Dr. Tim Sandle more...
Endolysins have three distinct features: they can target only unwanted bacteria while preserving the microbiome, they can kill antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria plus emergence of resistance against endolysins is not expected. more...
LabTwin records and automatically transcribes voice notes so scientists can keep eyes and hands on experiments. more...
Romer Allergen Workshop
Romer Labs invite you to learn about managing food allergens in the production chain and identifying preventive strategies to cope with the increasing prevalence of food allergies. more...
Automated Bacterial Endotoxin Testing (BET)
The new PyroTec™ PRO Robotic Platform simplifies and accelerates endotoxin testing of parenteral pharmaceuticals regardless of sample complexity. more...
The Tecta-PDS rapid microbial detection system, Tecta-B16, is the only automated US EPA approved method for drinking water compliance testing in the world. more...
Octagonal PET Storage Bottles with 31 mm tamper-evident cap
Corning® Gosselin™ octagonal PET storage bottles are available in 125ml to 1litre and either sterile or non sterile. more...
Liofilchem MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Levofloxacin (LEV)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Levofloxacin 0.002-32 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Levofloxacin. more...
R+D Team at Solus Scientific
Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbant Assay (ELISA) is sometimes viewed as “old” technology. At Solus Scientific we’ve taken what is perceived as outdated, tired technology and given it a new lease of life. And our customers couldn’t be more excited! more...
Document Module is for food and beverage, cannabis, water, and soil testing laboratories, helping to manage, and track documented processes as part of ISO 17025, and provide access to these documents to laboratory personnel. more...
QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems, capabilities include facial authentication, voice commands, radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled plate scanning, and quick access to service and support with a single touch. more...
The first and only platform that allows researchers to develop models with customized microbiota profiles and then expand to produce study cohorts with similar microbiomes via natural mating, all while monitored with extensive quality controls.  more...
Microbiologist working in cleanroom
With a new revision of Annex 1 of the EU GMP guideline for the manufacture of sterile medicinal products due later this year, how will this impact on design and qualification of cleanrooms?  Check out Charles River's informative blog. more...
Animal feed, pet food and primary production samples are now included in the NF validation matrices, using a proprietary 3M nanotechnology, the test gives processors a streamlined workflow that enables same-day or next-day pathogen test results and faster, more confident food safety decisions. more...
Hygiena technologies
Keeping equipment, fixtures and surfaces clean in operating suites and other healthcare locations is a critical control point. Hygiena technologies provide easy-to-use, and internationally verified tests for cleanliness effectiveness, the first step toward infection control.  more...
Colorful fruits and drinks
Discover how easy it is to test colored products using Promicol® ATP Bioluminescence rapid testing. You will be able to apply it to a broad variety of finished products ranging from food and beverages to cosmetics and your unique product. more...
Ask Dave?
Dave Albury, CEO InnovaPrep provides an overview of public heath applications using the InnovaPrep concentrating pipette more...
Digital platform provides intuitive, cost-effective solution for producers combining scheduling and workflow tracking with early pathogen detection leading to a quicker remediation response more...
 Latest improvements include expansion of reference library for broader species identification by MALDI Biotyper, increased microbial ID from positive blood cultures with improved Sepsityper™ kit, easier subtyping for hospital hygiene and infection control with improved IR Biotyper.
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QuickMIC™  is a novel high-throughput lab-on-chip test for rapid phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility testing directly from positive blood cultures. more...
For the  detection  and  differentiation of the blaKPC, blaNDM, blaVIM, blaOXA-48-like, and blaIMP gene sequences associated with carbapenem-non-susceptibility. more...
3M Petrifilm Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate is a two-in-one indicator test that gives distinguishable microbiological counts for E. coli as well as for other coliform bacteria within 18 to 24-hours. The test eliminates subsequent confirmation steps required by traditional tests. more...
In a new report, ECDC proposes to prioritise the implementation of WGS depending on disease and public health application. Download pdf report. more...
Initially focused on Unyvero Pneumonia Applications, the mechanisms of resistance, antimicrobial drug classes affected by these mechanisms, prevalence of such markers in different bacterial pathogens and, most importantly, the accuracy of the markers in predicting resistance to these drugs. more...
TSI GmbH Facility Monitoring System (FMS)
TSI Facility Monitoring System (FMS) is the top-choice for reliable cleanroom monitoring. TSI FMS OPC UA Client/Server functionality provides easy and immediate access to real-time and historic data which is securely shared with multiple platforms and enterprise reporting systems. more...
Timeline of Investments in Microbiome
Microbiome Invest 2019 promotes partnerships and showcases the latest innovation in the microbiome field, this infographic highlights the key money movements for this sector in 2018. more...
Sustainable Endotoxin Testing - Lonza
Lonza’s 5th Endotoxin Testing Summit brings together a panel of world-class speakers to share the latest research and current and future trends in endotoxin testing. Topics include the adoption of recombinant Factor C, Low Endotoxin Recovery (LER) and the newly published PDA Technical Report. more...
Hygiena has expanded its portfolio of food safety and quality assurance products offered to its global customer base.  more...
MTS™-SAS – Synergy Application System
MTS-SAS combines the reliability of MIC Test Strip with patented tools to facilitate and standardize a critical assay such as the in-vitro combination of antibiotics. more...
MiDOG® has worked with many vets to procure clinical data and built its proprietary, reference databases on healthy dogs. The comprehensive report provided to the vet not only shows the absolute abundance of bacteria and fungi, but it shows the data in comparison to healthy canines. more...
Easy carbapenemase detection
MAST® CARBA PAcE is a simple, cost effective solution providing fast results within 10 minutes, with 48 tests per kit it’s ideal for screening purposes, and supporting effective infection prevention and control. No special equipment is required.
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Specific’s Reveal™ AST system provides phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility results in an average of 4 hours direct from positive blood culture or isolates. more...
Spor-Klenz Ready to Use Disinfectant Wipes offer a simple, repeatable application method for disinfection and microbial control on cleanroom surfaces. more...
Designed especially for commercial kitchens and food manufacturers, GlutenTox Pro is a user-friendly gluten detection kit for foods, drinks and surfaces. more...
Demonstrating ongoing commitment to customer support in cleanroom microbiology solutions Cherwell Laboratories are delighted to announce the appointment of Hamish Hogg, Microbiology Product Specialist more...
Online Biomass Measurement
Sartorius Stedim Biotech is introducing integrated online biomass measurement to its ambr® 15 fermentation and ambr® 250 high throughput systems for microbial applications - providing real-time non-invasive, continuous growth monitoring of 24 microbial cultures running in parallel. more...
COPAN’s PhenoMATRIX™
Never touch a negative plate again with COPAN’s PhenoMATRIX™ suite of algorithms more...
bioMérieux diagnostics
Putting diagnostics at the heart of Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) programs is key to success. bioMérieux shares innovations at stand 1.3 and explores the topic at an Integrated Symposium on April 14th in Hall G. more...
EntericBio
Looking to implement a molecular enteric solution? Need a high throughput and rapid solution for the screening of CPE? Want to move to a first line PCR algorithm for Clostridium difficile?  EntericBio is a unique and proven RT-PCR solution.  more...
Vivalytic
Vivalytic – the universal platform for molecular laboratory diagnostics makes complex lab tests brilliantly simple. With Vivalytic, we have developed a new all-in-one solution.  more...
The Clear Safety platform allows food safety labs to choose whether to drill down to serotypes, strains, or whole genome sequences based on the application need. It is able to test for the presence/absence of pathogens and conduct serotyping analysis simultaneously – and in about 24 hours. more...